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Papers of Lyman S. Williams, 1861-1875.
Williams, Lyman S., 1839-1905.
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Vermont Historical Society Library  MSC 1:31  Manuscript  Vault-Manuscript 


Personal Author : Williams, Lyman S., 1839-1905.
Title : Papers of Lyman S. Williams, 1861-1875.
Physical Description : 4 folders.
Summary :

Civil War letters from Lyman S. Williams of the 6th Vermont Regiment, 1861-1865, and later letters to 1875 from Iowa, addressed to his father, Warren Williams, his mother, Caroline Williams, and his sister, Lois L. Williams. Also included is an autobiography of Mary Mirandi Gorton, Williams' wife; and discharge papers, commissions, other legal papers of Williams'.

Biographical or historical data :

Lyman S. Williams was born in Burlington, Vermont in December, 1839, the son of Warren and Caroline (Pennock) Williams. The family moved to Essex, Vermont before 1850. Lyman S. enlisted as on September 26, 1861 as a Corporal in Company I, Sixth Vermont Infantry Regiment and was mustered in on October 15, 1861. He rose through the ranks and was commissioned captain of Co. I of the 6th Vermont Regiment on November 12, 1864. He was mustered out June 26, 1865. He married Mary Mirandi Gorton of Essex, Vermont and in 1867 moved to Estherville, Iowa. He died there on June 29, 1905.

Corporate Subject : United States. Army. Vermont Infantry Regiment, 6th 1861-1865. Company I.
Geographic Term : United States History Civil War, 1861-1865.
Vermont History Civil War, 1861-1865.
Iowa Description and travel.
Genre/Form : Correspondence.
Added Author : Williams, Mary Mirandi Gorton.
Electronic Resource : Click here for transcripts and scans of the letters.